The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 54 102
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Python 47 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.23% 3.32% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 6.61% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 22
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -21.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £104,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 784 484 867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 53.88% 50.26% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 647 434 715
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -15 19 £50,000 -
Chester -2 13 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Warrington -12 6 £48,750 - 2
Macclesfield - 2 £33,750 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 22 (33.33%) Linux
4 20 (30.30%) Django
5 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (27.27%) Finance
7 17 (25.76%) MySQL
8 16 (24.24%) Java
9 15 (22.73%) Unix
10 14 (21.21%) Degree
10 14 (21.21%) Open Source
10 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
10 14 (21.21%) Perl
10 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
10 14 (21.21%) Banking
10 14 (21.21%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.70%) Web Services
12 11 (16.67%) R
12 11 (16.67%) Ruby
12 11 (16.67%) Yahoo!
12 11 (16.67%) DevOps
12 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) Windows
14 8 (12.12%) Web Development
14 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
15 7 (10.61%) Statistics
15 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
15 7 (10.61%) Analytics

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) SAS
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) LAN
2 5 (7.58%) WAN
3 4 (6.06%) BGP
3 4 (6.06%) HTTP
3 4 (6.06%) IP Telephony
3 4 (6.06%) LDAP
3 4 (6.06%) Multicast
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 3 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.55%) OSPF
4 3 (4.55%) RIP
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) DMZ
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) MySQL
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.58%) Impala
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.06%) GIS
3 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.06%) QlikView
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) Maltego
5 2 (3.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Python Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Django Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) Django
2 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
3 13 (19.70%) Web Services
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (9.09%) Middleware
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) ODBC
6 4 (6.06%) REST
6 4 (6.06%) SOAP
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) Spring
8 2 (3.03%) Ajax
8 2 (3.03%) J2EE
8 2 (3.03%) JSON
8 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.55%) Robotics
5 2 (3.03%) Blog
5 2 (3.03%) Contactless
5 2 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.03%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.03%) Derivative
5 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Debian
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Open Source
1 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 8 (12.12%) Web Development
6 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
6 7 (10.61%) Statistics
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) Logistic Regression
7 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) ETL
8 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 14 (21.21%) Perl
5 11 (16.67%) R
5 11 (16.67%) Ruby
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.06%) C#
8 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) C
10 2 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) Go
10 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CCIE
2 3 (4.55%) CCNP
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) HDFS
2 1 (1.52%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.58%) Nagios
3 4 (6.06%) Ansible
3 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.06%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.03%) Graphite
4 2 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Yahoo!
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.58%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) F5
6 3 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Juniper
6 3 (4.55%) Tableau
7 2 (3.03%) Palantir
7 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.52%) Talend
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
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